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This Awesome Photo Project Places Emojis In Real Life Photos

“When placed in different situations, they take on a life of their own.”

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Brad Warsh is a 29-year-old art director who lives in Brooklyn.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

And for the past year Brad has been placing emojis in real life situations.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

He only uses his iPhone, and some of the photos look ~ very ~ realistic.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

While others are just funny.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

"I was playing with a new app that I downloaded and it allowed you to type over images with oversized text and emojis before you could do it on Snapchat," Warsh told BuzzFeed.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

"I realized I had a pretty good eye for naturally integrating emojis into real world situations."

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

The photographer said his favorite part of doing this project is that it's forced him to look at the world in a different way.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

"You'd never look twice at an empty table, dark alleyway, or even a dirty windowsill for that matter," Warsh told BuzzFeed. "But now I do."

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

It's clear that Warsh really does have a good eye for pairing emojis and real photos together.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

Sometimes it's even hard to tell where the actual emoji is.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

"The biggest thing I wanted to accomplish with these is to fool people into thinking they were real or natural, to almost miss that there's an emoji in the picture," Wash said.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

As for what he's learned throughout this process, one thing is clear: people LOVE emojis.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

"They've become such a natural and recognizable part of life which is weird and cool," Warsh explained.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

"When placed in different situations, they take on a life of their own."

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

Head over to Brad Warsh's website to find out more about his Emojis IRL project.

Photo courtesy of Brad Warsh

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